Sala Ayutthaya is a simple, stylish and contemporary hotel that is located in the heart of historic Ayutthaya, on the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya River.
A clean and comfortable option in Ayutthaya with lovely contemporary rooms
The restaurant has a deck that looks out over Chao Phraya River and the ornate temples
Despite being simple, it's one of the best hotels in the area and provides a comfortable place to rest after a day exploring
With only 26 rooms, Sala Ayutthaya is a contemporary boutique hotel that sits in an excellent location, within easy access of Ayutthaya's archaeological and historical sites that make the region so special. Protected by UNESCO, Ayutthaya was Thailand's second capital after Sukhothai and was one of the largest towns of its time. What remains are wonderful large towers and monasteries that are testament to the significance of the area back in the 14th century.
Sala Ayutthaya provides the perfect respite after visiting the spectacular sites, with tasteful and comfortable white-washed rooms and a wonderful dining deck overlooking some of the temples and river life. The design of this boutique hotel has been thoroughly thought out, there's even an art gallery in the reception for guests to admire.
With many festivals, cultural activities and adventures to get involved with in Ayutthaya, the hotel can offer an array of different experiences for you to enjoy. After a day's sightseeing, return to bathe in the luxurious pool and unwind at the spa before dinner.
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Sala Ayutthaya is located in the heart of the city on the Chao Phraya River.
11-hour international flight Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport. Sala Ayutthaya is a further 3-hour drive from the airport. Please note this can be more at different times of day due to traffic.
Erawan Waterfall & Phra That Cave
Head to Erawan, one of Thailand's most famous National Parks. Here you can visit the Erawan Waterfall, a picturesque seven-tier cascade, and the Phra That Cave, hidden within the park's limestone hills.
Visit the notorious Hellfire Pass, which is located outside the town of Kanchanaburi, along the cliffs above the River Kwai. Take a tour of the museum and venture down into the pass to walk along the old railway line.
Heritage of Ancient Ayutthaya in Style
Spend a day in the ancient city of Ayutthaya visiting magnificent temple complexes and majestic palaces, accompanied by your own English-speaking guide. Travel by car, boat, cable car and even golf buggy as you explore this charming city and its sites.
The Lawa Cave is the largest in Kanchanaburi. There are a number of chambers, each with dramatic stalagmites and stalactites. The cave is also home to the Kitti bat, which is the world's smallest bat species.
Pedalling, Pachyderms & Paddling
An exciting and eclectic action-packed adventure that includes cycling, elephants. kayaking and bamboo rafting. This is a wonderful experience for active couples and families, and makes the most of the scenic and diverse Kanchanaburi countryside.
Prasat Muang Singh
Visit Prasat Muang Singh, a Khmer temple complex in Kanchanaburi Province, which dates back to the Angkorian era. The style of these temples is fairly unusual for Thailand, and so this makes for an interesting historical tour.
Thailand-Burma Railway Museum, War Cemeteries & Pak Preak Community
A moving and fascinating tour, exploring the history of Kanchanaburi province. The Thailand-Burma Railway Museum and War Cemeteries are a poignant reminder of the thousands of POWs and forced labourers who lost their lives here in the Second World War.
Train Ride through the Kwai Noi Gorge
Take a short train ride along the infamous Thailand-Burma Railway, also known as the 'Death Railway' due to the thousands of POWs and labourers that died during its construction. The countryside's picturesque scenery contrasts with poignant history.